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How to make your own fabric PPE mask during the Covid-19 Pandemic

STEP 1: Cut a piece of fabric 15″ x 14″ (a)  Cut 4 strips 1,5″ x 14″. These are for the straps. (b)  The remaining large piece should measure 9″ x 14″ – this is for the mask. STEP 2: (a)  Iron folds onto each side of the strips to create the look of bias […]

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How to make a simple Christmas Themed Table Runner

Requirements Fabric longer and wider than your desired table runner Chalk marking pencil Needles – #75 embroidery needle, #90 metallic needle and wing needle Various threads for embroidery and sewing Stabiliser (tearaway) Step 1: Marking the Fabric Remove selvedges as per your desired width and length table runner, then measuring in inches mark the following […]

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How to create a Trapunto and Quilted Cushion Cover

Items required   ¾ m or ¾ yard fabric ¾ m or ¾ yard thin batting 1 reel polyester embroidery thread to match fabric 1 reel polyester embroidery thread darker than fabric Water-soluble thread Size 80 Metafil needle Free-motion feet (9,15,24) or Ruler foot (72) or BSR Very sharp scissors 50cm or 20inch zip Preparation […]

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